- Foot Soaking
Cleansing Technique: Foot-Soaking
When the day is over (also anytime), relax by soaking your feet in salt water while meditating. This technique relieves the body of stress and allows for a peaceful and relaxed night's rest.
Foot soaking is a Sahaja Yoga technique which many people will recognize from everyday life. Quit simply it is the Sahaja Yoga version of putting the feet in a bowl of warm water as a way of relaxing at the end of the day. It is best done in the evening, and the main difference in Sahaja terms is that salt is added to the water to represent the earth element. In this way we use all the elements --- fire (with the candle), air, water and earth. The element of water rinses away, and salt (earth element) sucks or absorbs away negativity. Vibrations are the key to helping these processes work.
Light a candle in front of Shri Mataji's photograph.
Inaddition you can also burn some incense. Raise
your Kundalini, and put your self in bandhan.
Give to the salt water in the bucket or bowl a bandhan (stir clock-wise
direction). The water should reach your ankles. Place your feet in the
salt water. Take Shri Ganesha's mantra.
Sit for 10 to 15 minutes in the water. Rinse and dry the feet. And throw
the water down the toilet. Wash your hands and sit for another meditation.
Afterward, to close your meditation raise your kundalini and give yourself
Also Foot Soaking in a river, lake or sea is be very beneficial. Walking barefoot on Mother Earth and pouring water over your feet will also help to clear your subtle system. Inaddition walking barefoot in the morning dew is of great help. Sometimes having a full salt bath followed by a short shower, can be just the right thing.